A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Salsacate in Argentina. The temblor was detected at 21:03:43 / 9:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -65.7466° West, -31.4059° South, depth 150.55 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006n81. Id of event: us10006n81. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 150.55 km (94 miles). Global time and date of event 09/09/16 / 2016-09-09 00:03:43 / September 9, 2016 @ 12:03 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 80 km (50 miles) from Villa Dolores (c. 28 000 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Villa de Soto (c. 7 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Mina Clavero (c. 6 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Villa de Soto, Villa Dolores, Mina Clavero (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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